The Bull

This is one of the most famous paintings in the Mauritshuis. What makes The Bull so special is the fact that Potter painted something as ordinary as a bull on such a grand scale – which had never been done before. And despite this large size, he paid great attention to the smallest details, such as the lark in the sky, the sunshine on the meadow, the flies on the bull’s back and the cow’s w…

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Protome of the bull-god Api Archaeological Artifact E 1998.03.467 - 3D
Paulus Potter. Landscape with farmyard